Register for LVO’s Drumkeeragh Forest Club Meet, Saturday 8 June

❗Don’t miss out on the chance to receive great coaching in Drumkeeragh Forest, where we all got mystified at the British Middle Championships and this year’s NI Colour Series. πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ All ages and abilities welcome. πŸ™‚ Catch up with club mates and meet new members, with the chance to socialise afterwards. Free coffee on this outing courtesy of Cafe Krem, Newry πŸ˜‹ πŸ’» For more information and to register (before Tuesday 4 June or whenever we’re full) visit: https://lvo.org.uk/allfixtures/club-meet-jun-2024-drumkerragh/

WEE 4 Stormont, Wednesday 29 May – Entries now open

Entries are now open for WEE 3 in Stormont Estate! https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=13623

WEE3 Lady Dixon Entries Close Tomorrow at 7pm

Entries close tomorrow 19:00 Enter online to make sure you don’t miss out and take advantage of member rates. https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=13622 Entry on the day is possible, but subject to map availability!

WEE 3 Lady Dixon Park, Wednesday 22 May – Entries now openΒ 

Entries are now open for WEE 3 in Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park! https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=13622

Juniors and Families Officer – Job Advert

Passionate about orienteering and keen to welcome newcomers into the sport? Interested in working with young people and their parents/guardians so they join and actively participate in our club? Then this opportunity could be perfect for you. Lagan Valley Orienteers (LVO), based in Northern Ireland, is seeking a part-time Juniors and Families Officer. The role is centred around providing consistent monthly orienteering coaching to a group of newcomer families and juniors with the purpose of encouraging them to join the club and participate at events. It also involves promoting the club to newcomers via social media content and posts. Such content Read More …

WEE2 UUJ Entries Close Tomorrow at 7pm

Entries close tomorrow 19:00 Enter online to make sure you don’t miss out. https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=13621 Entry on the day is possible, but subject map availability!

Orienteering Foundation Grant for New Juniors and Family Officer

We are extremely excited to announce that Orienteering Foundation will be supporting us with a new grant to fund an orienteering officer who supports the club to attract and welcome juniors and new families. We will soon advertise for this position, so keep your eyes peeling for this exciting opportunity! Full details of the grant can be found on OF’s webpage: https://www.orienteeringfoundation.org.uk/lvo-junior-and-families-officer

WEE 2 UUJ, Wednesday 15 May – Entries now open

Entries are open for our second WEE of the year, taking place in University of Ulster Jordanstown on Wednesday 15 May – https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=13621 All ages and abilities welcome, with courses available to suit everyone. Legend has it that the only way to guarantee a long and pleasant summer is to attend the WEE series 

James Ewart selected for Lagganlia 2024

A huge congratulations to LVO’s James Ewart for being only one of twenty-four athletes who have been selected to go to the JROS Lagganlia training camp this coming August 2024. The camp is for M/W14s through the UK who show considerable orienteering talent and who have met the required high standards at selection races. The camps develop all aspects of their orienteering skills; technical, physical, tactical and mental. The camps also have a strong social aspect, meaning that some of these orienteers will become lifelong friends. James has excelled in recent years at the JK, Irish Orienteering Championships (IOC) and Read More …

LVO M12s clinch IOC Relay Title at Strokestown

Rounding off a fantastic weekend of racing, LVO secured three podium spots at Monday’s Irish Orienteering Championships relays – our Junior 36 team took the title and first spot; and our Women Premier and Open Premier Teams fought hard to claim bronze medals in highly competitive fields. Well done to everyone! Full relay results can be found here: https://www.orienteering.ie/result2/?oaction=moreResult&id=22958